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Covered California at the Juneteenth Event this Saturday


Join the NAACP, 211 Riverside County and the Riverside County Black Chamber of Commerce this Saturday at the 14th Annual Juneteenth Celebration in Riverside where they will be educating the community about Covered California, the state’s health insurance marketplace.

The educators will be at Bordwell Park from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. to inform residents about health care plans through Covered California, Special Enrollment and Medi-Cal. By the end of March, 1.4 million people had selected a Covered California health insurance plan, including 40,377 in Riverside County.

Although open enrollment has ended, consumers who experience a qualifying life event can still enroll in a health insurance plan through Covered California. Qualifying life events include losing health coverage through a job, getting married or entering into a domestic partnership, having or adopting a child, changing where a person permanently lives or gaining citizenship. For a list of common types of qualifying events, visit www.CoveredCA.com.

The Magnolia at 9th St. Senior Apartments Open House

The Magnolia at 9th Senior Apts

The Magnolia at 9th Senior Apts

SAN BERNARDINO, CA- The Magnolia at 9th, a 119 unit , affordable senior housing community, invites the community to tout the facility on Wednesday, June 11 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The apartments are located at 181 E. 9th Street in San Bernardino (92410).

The Magnolia at 9th Senior Apartments is a public, private non-profit partnership of The City of San Bernardino, Western Community Housing, Inc. and Meta Housing, Corp., professionally managed by Western Seniors Housing.

“This is a great example of what private, public partnerships can accomplish,” said San Bernardino Mayor Cary Davis. “It is a great place for seniors. They have a wonderful opportunity to improve their lifestyle.”

Magnolia at 9th is located in San Bernardino near the corner of 9th and Lugo Street.  Open since February, the apartments provide seniors age 62 and older with an upscale and affordable living option.  The apartments include 100 one-bedroom units, and 19 two bedrooms apartments, a pool, garden, workout room and large community room. Rent ranges from $557 to $807 a month depending on income and availability.

For more information or to reserve a spot call the Magnolia at 9th Street Senior Apartments at Call Julio Martinez at 909-388-1203

‘Menopause the Musical” Live on Stage at the Historic California Theatre of the Performing Arts


San Bernardino cast of Menopause

SAN BERNARDINO, CA- Four women with nothing in common but shopping for lingerie — as well as hot flashes, chocolate cravings, too little or too much sex, memory loss and night sweats–connect with hilarious results in “Menopause the Musical,” on stage at the California Theatre of the Performing Arts, 562 W. Fourth Street, in downtown San Bernardino.

“This show is good fun from beginning to end and is one of those special shows that once you see it, you’ve got to see it again and bring all your friends,” Joseph Henson, producer with Theatrical Arts International, said. “It’s has become a pop icon all its own.”

The show features such songs as “Staying Awake/Night Sweatin’,” “Please Make Me Over,” “Hot Flash” and “Puff, My God I’m Draggin’, “Menopause The Musical” pays hilarious tribute to that  time of life for every woman in her 40s and 50s.

The show will be in town on Saturday,  June 7 and Sunday, 8. Show times are 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on June 7 and 3 p.m. on June 8. Tickets range from $35 to $65, and are available by calling (909) 885-51552 or visiting www.ticketmaster.com.